Books by Alison Baker

HAPPY HOUR by Alison Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 27, 2014

"A moving, ambitious story collection."
Tales of family and aging comprise this affecting new collection from short-story writer Baker (Loving Wanda Beaver, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >
LOVING WANDA BEAVER by Alison Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Overall, then, a charming, graceful collection."
A quirky, diffuse, and quietly satisfying second collection from the author of How I Came West, and Why I Stayed (1993). Read full book review >
HOW I CAME WEST, AND WHY I STAYED by Alison Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1993

"Other pieces here are shapeless or cutesy, but the best are luminous with verbal play and intimations of how ordinary strangeness can be. (Some have appeared in Atlantic, the Best of the West, New Stories from the South and various lit mags.)"
A first collection of stories with great first lines, usually followed by fictions as light as air—some antic or absurd, others delicate or touching. Read full book review >